Levels of Homicide Cases in Raleigh, North Carolina

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Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorney, Michelle Sparrow, illustrates the numerous degrees of homicide in North Carolina. In North Carolina, there are varying degrees in terms of homicide cases such as: First Degree or Capital Murder Second Degree Murder Involuntary Manslaughter Voluntary Manslaughter Vehicular Manslaughter The main difference to be aware of is the difference between manslaughter
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Controversial Unborn Victims Act Sent to Governor

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The North Carolina General Assembly recently delivered a bill to the governor’s office. If she signs the bill into law, the penalties for causing the death or injury of a fetus will change dramatically. The Unborn Victims of Violence Act, or Ethen’s Law, would allow a charge of murder, voluntary or involuntary manslaughter, assault or
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No Murder Conviction for Doctor in Fatal Crash

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The trial of the former doctor we discussed in our February 24th post ended Wednesday when the judge sentenced the man to three years in prison. The jury did not buy the prosecution’s argument that the man had committed second-degree murder. Instead, they convicted him of involuntary manslaughter, felony death by motor vehicle and driving
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